Find 21 best and most delicious vegetarian and vegan restaurants on Long Island.
Are you looking for the best vegetarian and vegan food on Long Island? Did you know that some of the faces behind Real Long Island are plant based?
In our search for all of the flavor without the animal product, we’ve narrowed down our favorite vegan restaurants on Long Island and restaurants with vegan and veggie options.
We’re dishing on breakfast burritos, plant based burgers, sandwiches and wraps, and even mac and cheese.
Plus Long Island has some of the best Chinese and Indian food – as a vegetarian or vegan, you dom’t have to miss out. Some of the best vegan restaurants on Long Island will satisfy your Asian food craving! Do mouthwatering potato dosas pique your interest?
And don’t think we forgot about pizza. Of course Long Island has a dedicated vegan pizzeria … did you think that dietary accommodations wouldn’t extend to pizza? What about tomato and cashew milk mozzarella that’s so good you won’t believe it’s non dairy?
We’re getting hungry just thinking about all of the incredible vegetarian and vegan food on Long Island.
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21 Delicious Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants on Long Island
3 Dedicated Vegan Restaurants on Long Island
Green Street is Long Island’s first and only dedicated gluten free, vegan food truck. With nothing funky or nasty, Green Street is all about serving fresh, real food to its guests. Most of the ingredients are sources locally.
Green Street’s menu includes smoothies, bowls, tacos and some epic vegan snacks. Think loaded nachos, mac and cheese, and PBJ in a jar.
The newly opened Green Street Eatery has an expanded menu, including the most mouthwatering vegan brunch on Long Island.
- 7 Emerson Ave, Levittown, NY 11756
One of the only fully vegan restaurants on all of Long Island, 3 Brothers Vegan Cafe in Copaigue is an absolute must. Find classic Italian pizza, apps, and entrees with a vegan twist. You won’t want to miss their house made caprese, with to die for cashew milk mozzarella. They also have a full dessert menu with the best oreo cake in town.
- 1038 Montauk Highway, Copiague, NY 11726
Rated one of the top vegan restaurants on Long Island, Plant Wise specializes in counter-serve vegan eats, juices, and smoothies. They have an extensive menu of options and plenty of weekly deals, like Mash-Up Mondays, Nacho Tuesdays, and Mac Wednesdays. With a mission of encouraging diners to eat one plant based meal per day, Plant Wise aims to be inclusive by serving all types of diners delicious plant based foods.
- 15 East Deer Park Rd, Dix Hills, NY 11746
Vegetarian Restaurants on Long Island
Organic corner, the first 100% organic plant based restaurant on Long Island, is located on Broadway in Massapequa. We cant get enough of their spicy cashew mac and cheese balls, and we haven’t found a concoction we don’t like on the juice bar menu yet!
- 37 Broadway, Massapequa NY 11758
Zen Garden is an Asian restaurant in Great Neck, serving up only vegetarian and vegan dishes. We can’t get enough of their tofu and veggie curry or their eggplant in garlic sauce. They specialize in Asian cuisine but offer other American-style classics like burgers and sandwiches.
- 1 Great Neck Rd, Great Neck Plaza, NY 11021
One of the most unique dedicated vegetarian restaurants on Long Island, House of Dosas specializes in authentic cuisine from South India. Choose from a selection of specialty dosas, or rice crepes, served with potato or veggie filling. Or, peek at the vegetarian curries, like channa masala, aloo gobi, and kadai paneer.
- 416 South Broadway, Hicksville, New York 11554
There are quite a few Indian vegetarian restaurants on Long Island. Located on South Broadway in Hicksville, Rajbhog is one of the best that serves vegan options too. Dine in or take out, and be sure to check out their snack selection, too!
- 351 S Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801
More Restaurants With Vegan and Vegetarian Options
The Purple Elephant in Northport is one of our top picks for vegan eats on the Island. While not fully vegan, they do offer plenty of vegetarian and vegan dishes. Some of our vegan favorites are their Vegan Proper Whopper, eggplant rollatini, and their buffalo seitan quesedilla.
- 81B Fort Salonga Road W, Northport, NY 11768
Food lovers from the east end to NYC go crazy for Tula’s, and we can see why. Their awesome plant based dishes earn them a top spot on our list of vegan restaurants on Long Island. Their breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes are bursting with flavor, and are prepared with organic and natural ingredients whenever possible. Be sure to make a reservation… this place is popular! Don’t miss the vegan tofu crab cakes or veggie bolognese.
- 41-43 east main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Tiger Lily cafe in Port Jefferson is the place to be for great vegetarian and vegan eats in a funky, alternative atmosphere. Enjoy your meal surrounded by edgy artwork and antiques. You’ll find great sandwiches and wraps, an extensive juice bar , and a Java bar with all kinds of unique choices.
- 156 E Main St suite b, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Toast is our main go-to for a great vegan brunch! While it’s not solely a vegan restaurant, their designated vegan menu does not disappoint! We’re currently loving their “twin sisters burrito” made with beyond sausage and just egg, with a side of vegan home fries. They have locations in Bay Shore, Patchogue, and Port Jefferson.
- 9 South Park Avenue, Bay Shore, NY 11706
- 46 East Main Street, Patchogue NY 11772
- 242 East Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Located in Northport, Batata cafe is one of the cutest and healthiest not entirely vegetarian restaurants on Long Island. Vegan options include endless meatless burger options, seitan wraps, Buddha bowls, falafel wraps and more!
- 847 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport, NY 11768
If you’re looking for a place to sit for a nice dinner and glass of wine, than look no further than the Refuge on Route 110 in Melville. They offer a standard lunch and dinner menu, as well as a separate all-vegan menu with creative entrees like spicy seitan tacos or sweet pea ravioli.
- 515 Broadhollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747
Babette’s in East Hampton is a restaurant focused on clean dishes that support local, sustainable farmers and growers. Their lunch and dinner menu spotlights several plant-based options like their hummus falafel plate and their vegetable pad Thai.
- 66 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937
I know what you’re thinking… How does a place with “cheese” in the name land itself on a list of the best vegan restaurants on Long Island? I Heart Mac and Cheese is a “build your own bowl” restaurant with vegan options including cheese sauce and several beyond meat toppings. With two locations on Long Island, mac lovers can choose between Hauppauge and
- 812 Wheeler Rd, Hauppauge, NY 11788
- 3 Village Green, Patchogue, NY 11772
Connected to Roosevelt Field Mall, shoppers and food enthusiasts alike will be delighted to find True Food Kitchen, whose approach to creating healthy yet delicious, craveable food is rooted in science. They proudly work with growers committed to sourcing with integrity and create dishes with ingredients guaranteed to nourish you.
- 630 Old Country Rd Suite 1040B, Garden City, NY 11530
Jeera in Garden City is a great place to grab a fast but delicious lunch. They serve Indian-Inspired bowls and wraps,and have a selection of vegan choices that are just bursting with flavor. Our personal favorites are their pulled jackfruit bowl with caramelized onions and fennel seeds, and their roasted cauliflower wrap with coriander seeds and tahini.
- 2 South St, Garden City, NY 11530
Vegetarian and Vegan Desserts and Bakeries
Catering to all kinds of dietary needs, sweet soul bakery ensures that you can get your sugar fix without sacrificing flavor. They use no preservatives or artificial ingredients, and with plant based, vegan, and gluten-free options, there’s something fresh and delicious for everyone.
- 454 Lake Ave, St James, NY 11780
Sweet to Lick, located in Williston Park, offers all the delicious sweets you’d expect to find at any Long Island bakery, with none of the animal product. We love their strong stance against animal cruelty just as much as we love their eggless pastries!
- 78 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
We couldn’t talk about our favorite spots for vegan eats without mentioning doughology! Grab their to-die-for Artisan vegan donuts on Wednesdays and Saturdays at all locations.
- 45 Atlantic Ave, Lynbrook, NY 11563
Discover an almost entirely vegan donut (all except for the banana cookie crumble are vegan) food truck with 100% non-GMO ingredients, gluten free donuts, and incredible coffee as well. Vice is committed to sourcing locally whenever possible and is proud to operate mindfully, for the community! Though central to Farmingdale, you can plan a party with Vice across the island.
16 handles, located in Garden City, is a frozen yogurt shop with plenty of vegan soft serve and sorbet flavors. Vegan options are indicated simply by a “v” symbol on their flavor screens.
- 22 Jericho Turnpike, Jericho, NY 11753
What are some of your favorite vegan and/or vegetarian restaurants on Long Island?
Do you have a favorite vegan spot on Long Island? Are there any solely vegan or vegetarian restaurants on Long Island that we’ve missed? What traditional restaurants do you dine at that might offer vegetarian or vegan food on Long Island?